WildBrain

Royalty Administrator

Job Locations CA-ON-Toronto
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(9/13/2022 10:25 AM)
Job ID
2022-5576

Overview

Hybrid work: Employees work in a hybrid model balancing collaboration in our office and remote work.

 

Find a job that lets your imagination run wild!

 

WildBrain is made up of a team of innovators and creators who bring industry-leading kids’ content and brands to families globally. We inspire imagination, put creativity first, and believe in the power of storytelling. We are constantly connecting the powers of our global team, making WildBrain a collaborative, openminded and passionate environment to work in.

 

To work at WildBrain means you get to create stories that lets imaginations run wild. Join our team today to become part of the story!

 

The Role

 

Finance Department is looking for a Royalty Administrator to join our Finance team! Reporting to Royalty Manager of Finance, you will be responsible for administration of the Company’s royalties related to consumer products and home entertainment.


What You’ll Do:

  • Conduct preliminary analysis of electronic data and paper reports received from clients to ensure accuracy of collection based on licensing agreement, knowledge of catalogue, and sales history
  • Develop relationships and maintain regular contact with clients to ensure timely receipt of all royalty reports
  • Prepare analysis of royalty receipts by client and/or product for senior management
  • Capture and input data into rights management database
  • Support month-end closing and audit preparations
  • Collaborate with other departments, as needed, to resolve open issues

 

What You’ll Bring:

  • Experience working in an Accounting or Finance role
  • Education in Accounting or Finance, an asset
  • Knowledge of consumer product royalties is required
  • Strong computer skills required including solid working knowledge of spreadsheet programs. (i.e. MS Excel)
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Flexible work style:  able to adjust to multiple demands and a changing and fast-paced environment
  • Strong organization skills are required
  • Ability to work as part of a team or independently

 

About WildBrain

At WildBrain we inspire imaginations to run wild, engaging kids and families everywhere with great content across all media. With approximately 13,000 half-hours of filmed entertainment in our library – one of the world’s most extensive – we are home to such brands as Peanuts, Teletubbies, Strawberry Shortcake, Caillou, Inspector Gadget, Johnny Test and Degrassi. At our 75,000-square-foot state-of-the-art animation studio in Vancouver, BC, we produce such fan-favourite series as The Snoopy Show, Snoopy in Space, Chip & Potato, Carmen Sandiego, Go, Dog. Go! and more. Our shows are enjoyed worldwide in more than 150 countries on over 500 streaming platforms and telecasters, and our AVOD business – WildBrain Spark – offers one of the largest networks of kids’ channels on YouTube, garnering billions of views per month from over 150 million subscribers. We also license consumer products and location-based entertainment in every major territory for our own properties as well as for our clients and content partners. Our television group owns and operates four family entertainment channels that are among the most viewed in Canada. WildBrain is headquartered in Canada with offices worldwide and trades on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: WILD). Please visit us at wildbrain.com.

 

What We Offer

Working at WildBrain is more than a job — it’s the opportunity to join forces with extraordinary, insightful and imaginative people who will recognize your talents and encourage your professional growth and development in a work environment that promotes creativity and individuality. We offer competitive family-focused benefits, we invest in our people and their future with generous 401K matching, plus bonus time-off, because you deserve it!

 

Our Commitment

Diversity and Inclusion are in our DNA. As a global leader in kids and family entertainment, we strive to reflect and honour the diversity of our audiences around the world. We believe that creating diverse and inclusive content & brands begins with fostering a culture of belonging at WildBrain. To us, a culture of belonging is one where we celebrate and welcome the diversity of all employees, stakeholders, and external partners and strive to create an environment where every individual feels valued, respected, and brings their authentic self to work.

 WildBrain is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion and does not discriminate on the basis of any legally protected status or characteristic, including Race, Gender Identity, Sexual Orientation, Disability, Veteran Status, Age etc. and is pleased to consider all qualified applicants.

 

 We recognize that people bring experience and talent that goes beyond the technical skills and requirements of a job. If you possess similar experience that is close to what we’ve listed here, we encourage you to please still consider applying. We strongly believe that diverse experience, transferable skills, and passion are key!  Please let us know if you require accommodation during the recruitment and interview process. Applicants are encouraged to make their needs known in advance if accommodation is required.

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